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Draft Prospect Notes: Offensive Line

Posted Apr 25, 2012

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

The writers of Patriots Football Weekly have done their homework on all the prospects in this year's NFL Draft. Now, you can download the actual notes they took on all the top players, broken down by position for your convenience.

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Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
OT 1 Matt Kalil* USC 6-6 306 5.05 4.99
Notes: [Andy Hart] One of best overall prospects. Lean. Moves well. Solid punch. Confident sets Needs more power. [Erik Scalavino] . Total package; can run, pass block equally well [Paul Perillo] Excellent feet; Slides well; Rarely beaten to outside; Maintains leverage; Good pop on first hit.


OT 2 Riley Reiff* Iowa 6-6 313 4.94 5.23
Notes: [Andy Hart] Big drop from Kalil. Catches at times. Loses edge at times. Not elite feet or quickness. Solid but not great. [Erik Scalavino] . Like Kalil, will be taken high, but seems to play "lazy"; not as polished as Kalil, but has potential [Paul Perillo] Doesn't always initiate contact; Mobility concerns; Good not great.


OT 3 Mike Adams Ohio State 6-7 323 5.28 5.4
Notes: [Andy Hart] Great frame. Beaten by misdirection. Gets overextended. [Erik Scalavino . “Tattoo Five” scandal; questionable character/work ethic, but clearly talented and plays with an edge [Paul Perillo] Great size and power; Not as fast as some; Gets beat wide; Locks up well.


OT 4 Bobby Massie* Mississippi 6-5 316 5.17 5.23
Notes: [Andy Hart] Slow feet. Decent balance. OK Power. Wide base. Looks like Right Tackle. [Erik Scalavino . Sound fundamentals; athletic for size; seems to have versatility [Paul Perillo] Gets good depth on his sets; Good power and locks down.


OT 5 Jonathan Martin* Stanford 6-5 312 5.29  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Overrated. Catches. Limited punch. Not great feet. AVG. Fundamentally sound. [Erik Scalavino] . Experienced starter in pro-style system; needs some technique refinement, though [Paul Perillo] Lets PR get wide too often; Slow feet; Uses hands well.




THE REST:
Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
OT   Zebrie Sanders Florida State 6-5 320 5.25  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Waist bender. Big. Heavy Feet. Speed? 50 starts, R and L tackle. [Erik Scalavino] Experienced on both sides, but big and slow. [Paul Perillo] Good power but questionable feet.


OT   James Brown Troy 6-3 306 5.32 5.3
Notes: [Andy Hart] Long arms. Catches rushers. Not much power. Slow feet. Looks like NFL guard. [Erik Scalavino] . Solid frame, works hard, some versatility. [Paul Perillo] Decent feet; slow out of stance at times; Gets beat wide.


OT   Matt Reynolds BYU 6-4 302 5.28 5.37
Notes: [Andy Hart] 2X captain. Dad BYU coach. Uses hands well. [Erik Scalavino] . Solid technician. [Paul Perillo] Slow feet; Good arms; Decent power and fundamentals on sets.


OT   Nate Potter Boise State 6-6 303 5.18 5.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] Lean build. Athletic. Good base. Needs to get stronger. [Erik Scalavino]. Reminds of Nate Solder somewhat, in physique, skill set. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Jeff Allen Illinois 6-4 3-7 5.26 5.28
Notes: [Andy Hart] Hustles. Gets job done. Not much power or punch. NFL guard?. [Erik Scalavino]. Gets the job done, but does so with “lazy” looking technique [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Brandon Mosley Auburn 6-5 314 5.22 5.21
Notes: [Andy Hart] Doesn't move feet well. Not much punch. Catches rushers. [Erik Scalavino]. Sloppy technique [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Mitchell Schwartz California 6-5 318 5.36 5.45
Notes: [Andy Hart] NFL right tackle. No knee bend. Gets off balance. Questionable feet. [Erik Scalavino]4-yr starter; LT projected as RT; back issues (like Vollmer) [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Matt McCants UAB 6-6 308 5.26 5.52
Notes: [Andy Hart] Raw. Slow, raw footwork. Plays high. Catches bit. Not much punch. [Erik Scalavino] . Played high school tuba; still very raw; plays with mean streak [Paul Perillo] Big and strong; threw guys around at times; Raw and unrefined but handled wide PR well.


OT   Tony Bergstrom Utah 6-5 313 5.29 5.27
Notes: [Andy Hart] 26. Captain. Right tackle. Slow, heavy feet. Good punch. Misses at time. NFL guard?. [Erik Scalavino] . Experience at tackle (mostly right), projected as G in NFL; 26-year-old married to Ravens’ Paul Kruger’s sister. [Paul Perillo] Loses leverage, turns shoulders at times; Slow feet but good power.


OT   Markus Zusevics Iowa 6-5 303 5.08 5.34
Notes: [Andy Hart] Big. Slow feet. Lunges and gets off balance. Torn Pec Combine. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Slow choppy feet; Loses base at times; Good strength.


OT   Tom Compton South Dakota 6-5 314 5.17 5.11
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino]. Football-smart, committed to game; needs work, but could develop in right system. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Andrew Datko Florida State 6-6 315 5.23 5.32
Notes: [Andy Hart] Lean. Waist bender. Not overly quick. Angle blocker. Technique guy. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Not a great athlete; Lacks strength; Good sets, handles wide PR.


OT   Lamar Holmes Southern Miss 6-5 323 5.34 5.41
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Marcel Jones Nebraska 6-6 320 5.29 5.67
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Levy Adcock Oklahoma State 6-5 322 5.23  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Landon Walker Clemson 6-5 301 5.18  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Jeff Adams Columbia 6-6 306 5.02  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   John Cullen Utah 6-4 297 5.23 5.34
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Trevor Olson Northern Illinois 6-6 302 5.29  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Don Barclay West Virginia 6-4 310 5.27  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Josh Oglesby Wisconsin 6-7 328 5.38 5.8
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Mike Ryan Uconn 6-5 319 5.38  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Justin Anderson Georgia 6-4 335   5.31
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Paul Cornick North Dakota State 6-5 310    
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Taylor Dever Notre Dame 6-5 298   5.46
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   A.J. Greene Auburn 6-5 298    
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Donald Stephenson Oklahoma 6-5 312   4.94
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OT   Dustin Waldron Portland State 6-5 305   5.34
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.




GUARDS


Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
OG 1 David DeCastro* Stanford 6-5 316 5.22 5.43
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid all around. Lot of pulling. Finds guys to hit. Good base/feet. No obvious flaws. [Erik Scalavino] . Athletic and nimble for a guy his size; technically sound [Paul Perillo] Great pulling guard; Gets to second level; very good run blocker.


OG 2 Cordy Glenn Georgia 6-5 345 5.28 5.15
Notes: [Andy Hart] Could be a guard or tackle. Moves well and moves people. Feet for tackle?. [Erik Scalavino] . Played some T, though not as well as G; massive body, which he uses to dominate [Paul Perillo] Versatile athlete; Moves well; Very strong.


OG 3 Kevin Zeitler Wisconsin 6-4 314 5.26 5.39
Notes: [Andy Hart] Not an elite athlete, but solid. Good strength and moves people. [Erik Scalavino] . Looks slow, but gets the job done somehow. [Paul Perillo] Stronger than athletic; Really locks up; Uses power effectively.


OG 4 Amini Silatolu Midwestern State 6-3 311 5.40 5.43
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG 5 Brandon Washington* Miami 6-3 320 5.36 5.25
Notes: [Andy Hart] Brutal run blocker. Good build and power. Good bubble. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Dominant run blocker.




THE REST:
Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
OG   Brandon Brooks Miami (OH) 6-5 353 5.32  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Doesn't look fat. Not as powerful as you'd expect based on his size. [Erik Scalavino] . Doesn’t always use massive size to his advantage; 4-yr starter; struggles with weight [Paul Perillo] Gets to second level; Looks smaller than listed size; Decent pass pro set.


OG   Ryan Miller Colorado 6-7 321 5.32 5.27
Notes: [Andy Hart] Pulls well and finds someone to hit in space. Naturally plays high. Solid feet. Uses hands well.. [Erik Scalavino]. Excellent size, uses it well in tight quarters; lunges often when beaten; needs work [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Kelechi Osemele Iowa State 6-6 333 5.4 5.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] Looks the Part. Can move people. Not great feet. Move from G to T. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Big ans strong; turns his man consistently; Versatile but better suited for guard.


OG   Senio Kelemete Washington 6-3 307 5.23 5.52
Notes: [Andy Hart] Former DL with versatility. Too high at times. Finishes. Mean streak. [Erik Scalavino] . Raw talent with some versatility to play G or T; solid physique [Paul Perillo] Good size; locks on effectively; Decent feet; Good power; struggles with pass pro at times.


OG   Lucas Nix Pittsburgh 6-5 317 5.18 5.43
Notes: [Andy Hart] Needs more leg power. Can pull and get to next level. Hands?. [Erik Scalavino] . [Paul Perillo] Good base but slow feet.


OG   Josh LeRibeus SMU 6-3 312   5.37
Notes: [Andy Hart] Solid. Decent base and power. Moves OK and pulls pretty well. No huge flaws. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good power but has heavy feet; Tough to get away from once he locks up.


OG   Rishaw Johnson California (PA) 6-3 313 5.18 5.24
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Desmond Wynn Rutgers 6-5 303 5.14 5.05
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Jaymes Brooks Virginia Tech 6-2 310 5.05  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Derek Dennis Temple 6-3 315 5.45  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Antoine McClain Clemson 6-5 329 5.34 5.57
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Joe Looney Wake Forest 6-3 309 5.02  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Jeremiah Warren South Florida 6-3 336 5.34  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Kelvin Beachum SMU 6-2 303 5.52 5.44
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Rokevious Watkins South Carolina 6-4 338 5.36 5.39
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Chris Jacobson Pittsburgh 6-2 295 5.24  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Johnnie Troutman Penn State 6-4 325 5.32 5.67
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Adam Gettis Iowa 6-2 293 5.06 5
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Mark Asper Oregon 6-6 319    
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Ronald Leary Memphis 6-3 315   5.36
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


OG   Andrew Tiller Syracuse 6-4 324   5.5
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.




CENTER

Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
C 1 Peter Konz* Wisconsin 6-5 314 5.16  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Wall blocker. Tall. AVG. power. Decent lateral movement Good technique. [Erik Scalavino] . Pro-style system experience; three-year starter; very physical style, but durable [Paul Perillo] Good agility; Fundamentally sound.


C 2 Ben Jones Georgia 6-2 303 5.26 5.44
Notes: [Andy Hart] 4 yr starter. Leader. Pulls. Passes off well. Solid not spectacular.. [Erik Scalavino . 4-yr starter; hustler; solid all around, but not great in any one area [Paul Perillo] Technician; Not a great athlete; Finds a way to get job done.


C 3 Mike Brewster Ohio State 6-2 312 5.17 5.35
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good angles. Locks on. Walls people off. Typical solid C prospect. [Erik Scalavino] 4-yr starter; plays with passion [Paul Perillo] Good at point of attack; good strength; Tosses guys around; Solid.


C 4 Philip Blake Baylor 6-2 311 5.26 5.25
Notes: [Andy Hart] 26. Moves well in short area. Latches on an finishes. Good at walling off. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] Good feet, versatility; Finshes well.


C 5 Quentin Saulsberry Mississippi State 6-2 304 5.16 5.38
Notes: [Andy Hart] Plays all over. Squares up. Fundamentally sound. Solid Pulls OK feet.. [Erik Scalavino] . Solid character on/off field; 4-yr starter; versatile interior [Paul Perillo] Great versatility; Good feet; Pulls with power; Soild in pass pro.




THE REST:
Pos. Rank Player School Ht. Wt. 40 Com
C   David Molk Michigan 6-1 298 5.18  
Notes: [Andy Hart] Good effort guy. Good strength. Not great size. [Erik Scalavino] . Gets knocked for “small” size, but can play; has injury history [Paul Perillo] Sticks with play well; Finds someone to hit; Not overly athletic and lacks size.


C   William Vlaachos Alabama 6-0 306 5.25  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   Garth Gerhart Arizona State 6-1 305 5.23 5.42
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   Grant Garner Oklahoma State 6-2 292 5.36  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   Mason Cloy Clemson 6-3 310 5.2  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   Scott Wedige Northern Illinois 6-4 304 5.28  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   Moe Petrus Uconn 6-2 299 5.04  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


C   T-Bob Hebert LSU 6-3 304 5.24  
Notes: [Andy Hart] No Comments. [Erik Scalavino] No Comments. [Paul Perillo] No Comments.


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